Mark Pawsey

MP, Rugby

Rugby Conservative

Mark Pawsey campaigned to remain in the European Union

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Mark Pawsey’s voting in Parliament

Mark Pawsey is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.

However, Mark Pawsey sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:

  • Mark Pawsey generally voted against new high speed rail infrastructure, while most Conservative MPs generally voted for. Show votes

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Mark Pawsey has never rebelled against their party in the current parliament. Find out more.

Recent appearances

  • Exiting the European Union: Topical Questions 20 Oct 2016

    Companies in the supply chain to the motor industry, such as Automotive Insulations in my constituency, have benefited from multinational investment in the sector in recent years. What recent discussions have taken place to reassure the sector that the UK is a great place in which to invest?
  • Petition - Student Season Tickets on the Lakes Line: Railway Stations: Car Parking Charges 19 Oct 2016

    I welcome the Minister’s remarks, but will he address the broader integrated view? There is a grave danger that if car parking charges are disproportionate, that will encourage more car use and encourage people to seek to park for free around the station, causing problems for residents.
  • Petition - Student Season Tickets on the Lakes Line: Railway Stations: Car Parking Charges 19 Oct 2016

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise in the House this evening the specific issue of the increase in parking charges at Rugby station that took place on 5 September and was imposed by the operator of the west coast main line, Virgin Trains. At the same time, I want to consider the broader consequences that the lack of restriction on rail operators’ ability to increase car parking...

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Conservative MP for Rugby

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election


Topics of interest

  • Home Department
  • Environment Food and Rural Affairs
  • Department of Health
  • Health
  • Energy and Climate Change
  • Public Data Corporation
  • Home Education
  • Plastics: Packaging
  • Mental Health Services: West Midlands
  • Road Safety

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (29 Nov 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)

Previous MPs in this constituency

Public bill committees (Sittings attended)


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  • Has spoken in 55 debates in the last year — above average amongst MPs. See all Mark Pawsey’s speeches
  • Has received answers to 10 written questions in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via during 2015, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 92.06% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well above average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 2 annotations on this MP’s speeches — average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
  • 78 people are tracking this MP — email me updates on Mark Pawsey’s activity
  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 172 times in debates — average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 17 Oct 2016.

3. Gifts, benefits and hospitality from UK sources
Name of donor: JTI UK
Address of donor: Members Hill, Brooklands Road, Weybridge KT13 0QU

Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: Rugby World Cup match day hospitality; value £1,650 (including ticket £315)

Date received: 28 September 2015

Date accepted: 3 October 2015

Donor status: company, registration 01501573

(Registered 14 October 2015)
4. Visits outside the UK
Name of donor: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Saudi Arabia)
Address of donor: c/o Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia, 30-32 Charles Street, London, W1J 5DZ

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value): flights and accommodation, value £2,888

Destination: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Date of visit: 16-19 February 2016

Purpose of visit: Parliamentary delegation to meet with members of the Shura Council, Government Ministers, human rights groups, NGOs and the University to further understanding of the Kingdom and its latest developments.

(Registered 04 March 2016)
Name of donor: All Party Parliamentary China Group (with sponsorship from John Swire & Sons, HSBC, City of London, Cambridge Assessment, and Arup)
Address of donor: House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA

Amount of donation (or estimate of the probable value):

economy class flights (international and domestic) £2,098.33, accommodation £488.29; domestic transport £142.65; food and drink £105.78; meeting and hospitality expenses (inc. interpretation, venue hire) £123.02; total £2,958.07

Destination of visit: China (Chengdu and Kunmig)

Date of visit: 30 May - 4 June 2016

Purpose of visit: To maintain and strengthen relations between the UK Parliament and the National People's Congress of China; support British Businesses operating in China; and deepen the knowledge of parliamentarians of China.

(Registered 07 June 2016)
6. Land and property portfolio: (i) value over £100,000 and/or (ii) giving rental income of over £10,000 a year
Commercial property in Rugby: (i) and (ii). (Registered 04 December 2014)

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